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      Butterflies and Plants - Partners in EvolutionMarch 11, 2013
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      Taking a photo? Share it with us by using the tag #spotabutterfly!

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      Insect Zoo at Smithsonian Institution Natural History MuseumJune 28, 2012
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      Take a look at the Bird-Eating Tarantula, one of the largest spiders in the world.

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      Insect Zoo at Smithsonian Institution Natural History MuseumJune 28, 2012
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      Interact with live Insects at one of the stations staffed by the Museum’s volunteers. You can handle Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches, grasshoppers and caterpillars.

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      Insect Zoo at Smithsonian Institution Natural History MuseumJune 28, 2012
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      What were insects like millions of years ago? Discover the history of insects at the entrance to the O. Orkin Insect Zoo.

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      Insect Zoo at Smithsonian Institution Natural History MuseumJune 28, 2012
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      Around the Museum during the middle of the day on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday? Check out the Tarantula feedings at 10:30, 11:30, and 1:30.

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      Insect Zoo at Smithsonian Institution Natural History MuseumJune 28, 2012
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      Learn how some insects can disappear from sight to avoid predators in the camouflage section of the exhibit.

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      Insect Zoo at Smithsonian Institution Natural History MuseumJune 28, 2012
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      Find out if your house is safe from insects; check out the back corner of the O. Orkin Insect Zoo which has an interactive exhibit about household insects.

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      The Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of MammalsJune 28, 2012
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      What makes us mammals? Read about the three distinct traits that distinguish mammals from other members of the animal kingdom.

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      The Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of MammalsJune 28, 2012
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      Meet your mammal ancestor! Make sure to read about Morgie the Morganucodon oelheri, one of our earliest common ancestors that lived over 200 million years ago.

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      The Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of MammalsJune 28, 2012
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      Learn about how climate affects us. Check out the comparisons between the mammals in the African Rainforest and those in the Serengeti.

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      The Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of MammalsJune 28, 2012
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      Look up! When you enter the hall make sure to take a look at the leaping Bengal Tiger above you.

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      The Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of MammalsJune 28, 2012
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      Parents, make sure your kids take a look at the videos below many of the exhibits. They offer great footage of mammals in the wild.

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      The Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of MammalsJune 28, 2012
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      Get your picture with the Grizzly Bear, one of the largest carnivores in North America. You can find it in the North American region of Hall of Mammals.

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      The Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of MammalsJune 28, 2012
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      Make sure you take time to look at the exhibit’s White Rhinoceros, a specimen donated by President Theodore Roosevelt over 100 years ago.

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      The Kenneth E. Behring Family Hall of MammalsJune 28, 2012
      Science Museum
      • Washington, United States

      Take a break! Give your legs a rest and learn about our ancestors by watching a fun and educational film at the back of the exhibit.

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